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Locks and Security News: your weekly locks and security industry newsletter
17th July 2019 Issue no. 466

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Sargent and Greenleaf launches Digital Hood Defence

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Secures ATM units from malware and jackpotting attacks. Compatible with S&G's Digital Platform products, this innovative device increases the overall security of ATM units by protecting the hood from jackpotting attacks - whereby malware has been attached to an ATM to rapidly access money - without compromising convenience for operators.

New Openow app creates secure virtual key for SMARTair

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The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has unveiled Openow, a new mobile solution for users of its SMARTair wireless access control system.

Openow allows SMARTair users to open doors with their mobile phone and the Openow app, meaning access credentials can be granted, revoked and updated instantly, from wherever the user may be.

EZVIZ launches its brand new Wi-Fi Indoor Smart Security Cam series into the UK market

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The EZVIZ Indoor Security Cam is the perfect entry-level device for those looking to protect their home and keep an eye on their property when away or on holiday.

ASSA ABLOY launches new ASSA Triton cylinder platform with patent until 2036

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The Door Hardware & Access Control Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, has launched its new high-security, patented ASSA Triton cylinder platform.

ASSA Triton is a high-end master key solution with long life patent protection until 2036. ASSA Triton has been expertly designed and extensively tested in Scandinavia, to guarantee the same high quality, exceptional durability and excellent performance expected from an ASSA cylinder.

Ultion SMART has homeowner security at its heart

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Brisant Secure has a long track record as a security company, that creates locks and handles which keep people safe. In Brisant's development of Ultion SMART, homeowner security was at the top of the wish list.

New App for Videx GSM Intercom Range

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Videx, a leading manufacturer and supplier in access control and door entry kits, has added a new app to its flagship GSM intercom range, the popular entry systems that provide greater security and freedom to users.

Controlsoft integrates Aperio with Identity Access platform

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Controlsoft, a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of access control solutions, has fully integrated its latest Identity Access platform with the Aperio wireless locking technology from the ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group.

Combining video surveillance and access control to enhance security provisions

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Rodrigue Zbinden, CEO at Morphean, discusses the value in merging video surveillance and access control technologies, and the security benefits for business.

Temporary HVM barrier makes an impact at Jacksons Fencing

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Jacksons Fencing gains exclusive UK rights for sale of Rosehill Security's Impakt Defender. UK security fencing manufacturer Jacksons Fencing has expanded its hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) range with Impakt Defender by Rosehill Security, a leading provider of engineered rubber perimeter security products and ballistic solutions.

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This Week's News

Automated Facial Recognition trials backed by UK Home Secretary

AI Legal Expert Comment

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has given his backing to the police in their trials of facial recognition cameras. Charlotte Walker-Osborn, International head of technology sector at global law firm Eversheds Sutherland comments:

Full exhibitor list for MLA Expo 2019 announced

* MLA-show.jpgWe can now confirm the full exhibitor line up for MLA Expo 2019, with over 90 exhibitors already confirmed so far including leading manufacturers & suppliers from around the world.

Two-thirds of UK companies admit to never testing their security

* LPCBTesting.jpgAlmost two-thirds (63%) of UK companies have admitted to never testing their physical security according to Setting the Standard for Security, a report from security expert Jacksons Fencing.

Tuya Smart introduces AI home security and smart office solutions

* Tuya.jpgTuya Smart, an "AI+IoT" developer platform that makes plugins to enable manufacturers to transform ordinary products into smart devices, has announced two new solutions at CES 2019. The AI Video Doorbell and the AI Pad, presented at CES in Las Vegas, are next-level security solutions for the home and office that incorporate artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

"Consumers not only want to protect their families and homes through security systems, but also increasingly see them as the basis for smart home control," said Yang during the unveiling at the Sands in Las Vegas.

H.265 support on offer with Wavestore's latest v6.16 release

* Wavestore-version6-latest.jpgWavestore continues to make incremental improvements to its Video Management Software (VMS) with the introduction of v6.16.

The latest version of Wavestore's open platform and highly secure Linux-based VMS includes support for H.265 compression. As a result, Wavestore's customers are now able to benefit from a considerable reduction in bandwidth and storage capacity requirements due to the efficiency of H.265 over other video formats.

The Key Safe Company drives support for local racer

* KEYSAFE-Biker.jpgWorcestershire could soon be the home to a World Champion Motorcycle Racer thanks to a generous donation from local firm The Key Safe Company.

Henry Yardley, 18, one of the youngest motorcycle racers set to compete in the Youth125cc class at the Enduro World Championships this year, has been gifted the £1,000 donation to help him towards achieving his life-long goal.

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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

British Airways is facing a record fine of £183m for last year's breach of its security systems. The airline, owned by IAG, says it is "surprised and disappointed" by the penalty from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

At the time, BA said hackers had carried out a "sophisticated, malicious criminal attack" on its website. The ICO said it was the biggest penalty it had handed out and the first to be made public under new rules.

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New Johnson Controls showroom and training facility opens in Ireland

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Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, has announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art interactive showroom and training facility in Ireland.

Located in the Ballymount area of Dublin, the new showroom facility provides the opportunity for system integrators and their end-user clients to see live demonstrations of the innovative features and ground breaking technology built-into the latest generation of Access Control and Video Surveillance (ACVS) solutions supplied under the Tyco umbrella.

EZVIZ now offering installation service to customers

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EZVIZ Inc., the global smart home security brand, is extending its value added services with the addition of an installation option for customers looking to fit their latest EZVIZ Camera.

Security overkill: how much is too much?

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- 38% of UK homes have smart tech security installed
- £341 is the average value of smart home tech
- But 42% say they think too many smart tech devices could be too much

As home security is a priority for many UK households, recent research has revealed the number of homeowners installing smart home tech to deter invaders.

Audley End Miniature Railway Case Study

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Protecting visitors, staff and assets with the help of a Wisenet video surveillance system:

Tyco Engage Conference 2019

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The 230 delegates who attended the recent Tyco Engage Conference 2019 were among the first to see how Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, is continuing to help system integrators grow their businesses by developing innovative solutions which capitalise on emerging technologies.

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